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Screen Star, Las Vegas Casino Headliner Ann-Margret Honored at UNLV from Casino.org's Larry Henry

Ann-Margret helped popularize Las Vegas in her starring role with Elvis Presley in the 1964 movie Viva Las Vegas. Now the city is repaying the honor. The Swedish screen star is being inducted into the UNLV College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame.

In Viva Las Vegas, Ann-Margret plays swimming in…

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OCEAN CASINO RESORT CONTINUES TO INVEST, OPENS NEW HIGH LIMIT SLOT ROOM by PlayNJ's David Danzis

Ocean Casino Resort unveiled a new high limit slot room this week, adding another offering to an expanding property.

The opening of The Cove, “demonstrates Ocean Casino Resort’s commitment to offering its guests the most exciting gaming experience in Atlantic City,” according to a company pre…

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PRESS RELEASE: THE COVE – A HIGH LIMIT SLOT EXPERIENCE OPENS AT OCEAN CASINO RESORT

The Cove – A High Limit Slot Experience Opens at Ocean Casino Resort

The Cove Ocean Casino Resort

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 28, 2020) – Ocean Casino Resort located in Atlantic City is excited to announce the opening of The Cove, its new high limit slot experience.  The opening of The Cove demonstrates Ocean Casino Re…

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GROWTH OF IGAMING HELPED PA CASINO INDUSTRY WEATHER TURBULENT YEAR BY PENNBETS' GARY ROTSTEIN

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In a year that started out with more legal gambling than ever taking place in Pennsylvania — to the benefit of operators and state government alike — COVID-19 dealt the gaming industry an unprecedented blow in 2020.

Revenue plummeted. Thousands of employees lost jobs. Government tax incom…

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Enter the world of the fierce and flaming Fire Wolf at BetRivers Online Casino in Pennsylvania!

Enter the world of the fierce and flaming Fire Wolf, where the potential wins are as big as the night sky and players are in for a howling good time!

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During base game play, the Fire Wolf II logo pays the most, while the blue wolf and red wolf also deliver big wins. In the scatter-triggere…

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The Five Most Consequential US Gambling Stories Of 2020 By BettingUSA's Steve Ruddock

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For the US gambling industry, 2020 was an interesting year on virtually every front.

Suffice it to say, there was no shortage of significant developments, but in this column, we took it upon ourselves to identify the five most meaningful US gambling stories of 2020. Among the criteria we used…

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FEDERAL JUDGE TO REVIEW NJ HORSEMEN’S $150M LAWSUIT VS. SPORTS LEAGUES BY NJONLINEGAMBLING'S JOHN BRENNAN

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In the real world, the American sports landscape marches on unscathed, 2 1/2 years after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that opened the door for any state to offer Las Vegas-style sports betting.

But in the long-running sequel to that six-year saga won by New Jersey state officials, the state’s …

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What Ever Happened To Viktor “Isildur1” Blom? from Casino.org

There are very few poker fans out there who don’t know the name of “Isildur1”.

The Swede, whose identity would only later be revealed as that of Viktor Blom, took the online poker world by storm in November and December of 2009.

While most high stakes players seem to carefully ch…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of December 28, 2020

This week’s stories include Hard Rock creates Hard Rock Digital, another Atlantic City poker room reopens and win a chance to help demolish Donald Trump's old casino.

Have any news or tips regarding casinos, gaming or legislation? Send us an email at newsroom@houseofcardsradio.com and …

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House of Cards® - Ep. 675

This week Dave talks with gaming attorney and author Jennifer Gaynor, about her book That (Expletive) Broad: Women Who Broke Barriers in the Casino and Gaming Industry.

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians gains $250m Caesars Southern Indiana from CasinoBeats

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Caesars Entertainment and real estate investment trust Vici Properties have announced a definitive agreement to sell the operations of Caesars Southern Indiana to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for $250m.

In addition, at the closing of the transaction, EBCI will enter into a new lease w…

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WPT ONLINE POKER OPEN POWERED BY PARTYPOKER US NETWORK STARTS DECEMBER 27TH!

Welcome to the first-ever WPT Online Poker Open - Main Tour Event - powered by partypoker US Network!

The event is an exclusive tournament for the New Jersey network of online players and features a $3,500 buy-in with a $1 million guaranteed prizepool. It is open to any eligible player in the…

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ADDITION OF BETFRED’S ONLINE SPORTSBOOK MAKES IT A CLEAN DOZEN IN PENNSYLVANIA BY PENNBETS' GARY ROTSTEIN

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It didn’t take long for Pennsylvania to move from 11 to 12 online sportsbooks, as Betfred received state approval Wednesday for permanent operation of its site.

The longtime British bookmaker, whose Pennsylvania operation is tethered to the Wind Creek Bethlehem casino, had a real-money test…

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New Google Policy Allows Users To Opt-Out Of YouTube Gambling Ads from BettingUSA's Tania Michaelian

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Search engine giant Google is allowing YouTube users in the United States to opt-out of ads for gambling and alcohol. Google Ads and non-US YouTube users will gain this option in early 2021.

YouTube users can still expect to run into contextual ads related to alcohol and gambling, based on th…

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Federal Racehorse Anti-Doping Bill Passes In U.S. Senate from USBets' John Brennan

The U.S. Senate on Monday night voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) along with a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package.

The senators’ priority was mainly the latter, of course, but in an omnibus bill such as this, approval of the main secto…

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Alabama Study Comes Up Strongly In Favor Of New Gambling Options, Though Resistance Remains from Online Poker Report's Alex Weldon

Online Poker Report

As surprising as it may be to hear, Alabama might be a favorite to introduce some form of gambling legislation next year.

A study, commissioned in February by Governor Kay Ivey, arrived on her desk on December 18. Despite her own professed opposition to gambling, the twelve-member study group…

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Conscious Gaming's Playpause Service Launches With the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

(LAS VEGAS, NV & HARRISBURG, PA) - Conscious Gamingand the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board are jointly announcing the deployment tomorrow of “PlayPause”, an innovative self-exclusion tool for internet-based gambling created to modernize and strengthen the effectiveness of the U.S. gaming indus…

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PLAY LUCK & LUXURY SLOT AT SUGARHOUSE ONLINE CASINO

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OTHER STATES’ SPORTS BETTING VOLUME KEEPS GROWING, SO WHY DID PENNSYLVANIA’S STOP? BY PENNBETS' GARY ROTSTEIN

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Pennsylvania has some confounding oddities about it: the massive size and cost of its 253-member legislature, the unavailability of wine and beer purchase in most retail outlets, this year’s 0-5 start by a college football program that is one of the most prestigious in the nation.

And then …

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